5 by the 5th Winners + Coconut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

We’re quickly coming to the end of our 5 by the 5th spring series… there’s just one more month to go!

Here are this month’s winners:

Honey Stinger Chews– My favorite organic chews.  No crazy ingredients, and lots of great flavor options!

The winner is… Melissa V!

Words to Sweat By Necklace- Dana has fantastic designs in her shop! Check out all the options here.

The winner is… Emily G!

Flipbelt- These belts are so comfy and stretchy, you don’t have to worry about anything bouncing around.  And they’re a great place to store a phone, fuel or keys!

The winner is… Heather B!

Congrats, all! Email me with your address, please!

If you follow me on Instagram, you know that the baking bug has hit me lately.  I promised I’d share these Coconut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies… they’re a treat, not exactly a health food.  :)  Although I did throw in nut butter, coconut butter and flax and used rolled oats to make myself feel like there was a bit of nutrition along for the ride!

Coconut Butter Chocolate Chip cookies

Coconut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

  • 1/4 c. coconut butter
  • 1/4 c. unsalted organic butter
  • 3 Tbsp nut butter (I used creamy pb)
  • 1/3 – 1/2 c. sugar (I used half sugar, half Tagatose- made from stevia)
  • 1 chia egg (1 Tbsp chia in 3 Tbsp water for 5 minutes)
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 c. rolled oats
  • 1/3 c. ground flaxseed
  • 1/2 c. dark chocolate chips
  • optional 1/4 c. sunflower seeds

Blend the butters and sugar with a mixer until fluffy.  Add chia and vanilla and blend.  Then blend in oats and flaxseed.  Stir in chocolate chips and sunflower seeds.  Drop by teaspoons onto a greased baking pan, and bake at 350 for 8-12 minutes.

Coc Butter Choc Chip Cookie

I love that my friend Carla started to use the term “foods with benefits” rather than “healthy” when helping her daughter navigate food choices.  Maybe I can call these cookies with benefits?

If you have a post to share about your 5 by the 5th run, you can link it up below.

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How’s your running progressing this spring?

What’s your favorite cookie or treat?

27 thoughts on “5 by the 5th Winners + Coconut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

  1. Congrats to the winners!! Laura, thanks for the recipe…..I’m whipping these up this week! I have my first race of the season, a 10 miler on Sunday. The husband is joining me on this one :) Not sure what to expect for time as I have never run a 10 miler, I’m just hoping to run good and feel good the whole race!

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